S'pore passes baton to Myanmar

After 11 days of competition, the 18th Asean University Games (AUG) was declared closed at a ceremony at NUS UTown yesterday evening. Dr Tan Eng Liang (left), vice-president of the Singapore National Olympic Council, and Professor Datuk Dr Abdullah M
PHOTO: JOELLE CHAN

After 11 days of competition, the 18th Asean University Games (AUG) was declared closed at a ceremony at NUS UTown yesterday evening. Dr Tan Eng Liang (left), vice-president of the Singapore National Olympic Council, and Professor Datuk Dr Abdullah Mohd Said (centre), president of the Asean University Sports Council, handed over the AUG flag to Dr Thein Win, president of the University Sports Federation of Myanmar, which will host the next edition of the Games in Naypyitaw in 2018.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 20, 2016, with the headline 'S'pore passes baton to Myanmar'. Print Edition | Subscribe